New Shelter


"Helping Homeless Families Help Themselves"

Holy Family Shelter, an emergency shelter for homeless families, addresses the increasing demand for emergency shelter in Indianapolis and central Indiana by providing residential services designed to move homeless families to self-sufficiency.

The shelter has the capacity to house up to 30 families on any given night. Depending on family size, there are 55-85 individuals living at the shelter every night. This is their "home" while they are with us and we take this responsibility to heart. We work diligently to provide food, shelter, basic material needs and a safe place for families in crisis to begin to heal. Our case managers provide comprehensive services to assist families in setting goals & priorities, obtaining life skills such as budgeting, communication skills, parenting, stress management and more as families begin their journey to permanent housing.



Click here to see our Christmas Wish List.



Top Ten Most Needed Items for the Month of December 2014

1. Gloves and Scarves (adult and child sizes)

2. Size 5 Diapers and Pull-ups (Sizes 2T-5T)

3. Colored Pencils and Markers

4. Macaroni and Egg Noodles

5. Bath Towels

6. NEW Family Size Shampoo and Conditioner

7. Baby bottles and No-spill cups 

8. NEW Women’s Underwear (Size 5-12)

9. Meat (Luncheon meat, hot dogs, and hamburgers)

10. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Secure online donations can be made by going to the GIVE NOW link, or checks can be made payable to Holy Family Shelter and mailed directly to the shelter (907 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46222-3714). All contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Contact Information

Holy Family Shelter
907 N. Holmes Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46222
Telephone 317-635-7830
Fax 317-635-8870

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